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Merge Field Madness
I'm sure most of you have run into this problem at one point or another. You wish to place a merge field on the layout, but the name of the field extends beyond your available layout space. While the data still displays correctly in browse mode, the length of the merge field covers up nearby objects, making it difficult to work in layout mode. One solution is to shorten the name of your field. If you can't or don't want to do that, try changing the font size of your merge field so the text block fits in your available space. Keep the first less-than sign in your chevron (e.g. <) the font size you want to display the merge data. Even though most of the text in your merge field is a tiny font size, the first merge field character will set the size for the data. Pretty cool. This can also be done with symbols that are surrounded by curly brackets (e.g. {).



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FileMaker Server briefly ran on the Linux platform but was abandoned when FileMaker 7 was released. People still request Linux support to this day.



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FileMaker Hacks My goal here is to explore what interests me, and what I’ve found particularly useful. Some postings are practical musings of a working developer, and others are more philosophical. In the long run, I hope to produce a resource that will help developers be more productive with FileMaker Pro.
Weetbicks Blog postings on all sorts of FileMaker topics from the wonderful folks at Digital Fusion.
FileMaker Security Discusses issues of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of FileMaker Pro databases.
FileMaker Forums One of the most popular FileMaker forums on the internet and also hosts dozens of blogs!
DB Services FileMaker tips, techniques, and news from DB Services team of FileMaker Developers. Includes many sample files and YouTube videos.
PCI In this blog we will cover a wide range of business and technical topics centered around the FileMaker Pro community and for those businesses who use or could benefit by the use of FileMaker Pro and their environments.
MainSpring Mike Beargie is constant on the FileMaker Community so check out his blog!
SeedCode We wanted a place where we could talk about some of the new things we're working on, post screen shots and code, and get some feedback from customers who want to be part of the development process.
Database Pros More FileMaker tips and tricks than any site on the internet!
Michael Rocharde Car nut and FileMaker aficionado, Michael writes from a perspective of experience in FileMaker and life.
Soliant Consulting Blog Welcome to Soliant's blog. We write on technology topics, software development, project management and more. We think you'll find some useful ideas in here, and we do our best to respond to questions. Enjoy.
AppWorks Active FileMaker blog with articles about FileMaker Pro, Advanced, Server, Go, WebDirect and custom web publishing.
Modular FileMaker Modular FileMaker is a project focused on building FileMaker Modules. We are currently calling them mFMs for “modular FileMaker Modules”.
Geist Interactive Todd Geist blogs about his incredible product line for FileMaker.
Beezwax Blog A blog from the creators of Inspector!
HomeBase Software A blog about FileMaker by Douglas Alder.
Support Group Blog A blog from one of wise one's in the FileMaker industry, Rich Coulombre.
LuminFire Blog LuminFire is the solution to your information and business management needs so you can be more effective, productive and profitable. We collaborate with you to determine the best technology solutions for your business.
Alchemy Thoughts on Design, FileMaker, DevCon, Pause on Error, ROI (Return on Investment), and anything else related to what The Alchemy Group does on a daily basis. We care, so we share whatever we can with you.
Troi Plug-In Blog If you like Troi plug-ins like I do then you'll want to visit his plug-in blog.
Core Solutions Long time FileMaker developer in Canada and their blog.